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Technology for All Ages @ the Library

Technology for All Ages @ the Library

 September 26, 2015

1:00—3:30 pm

Kyle Public Library
550 Scott Street
Kyle, Texas 78640


Rose Aleta Laurell, recently retired from directing the Bell/Whittington Library in Portland, brought technology to all ages of library patrons in the libraries where she has worked. Join us for a 4-part talk on technology in the library for varying ages of patrons: AWE stations for the little ones, Seniors in Cyberspace, E-books, and technology for teens. Bring your questions and share your experiences in this fast-paced discussion.



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Questions? Call CTLS at 800- 262-4431.

Elf on the Bookshelf!

And we’re off! Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, please start sharing your December holiday programming, event, and display ideas! Don’t forget that we will be posting ideas on our Pinterest page if you haven’t come up with anything brilliant yet!

Check out the fun they are having in Floresville at the Wilson County Public Library with their Elf on the Shelf! Their big event for the month of December features Sam the Elf on the Shelf who will be reporting back to Santa on their behavior.

Keurig Relaxing

Barbie Drive

Beach Scene

Sam's Arrival

Library Ghouls in Presidio

Presidio Halloween Costume Contest

Check out the ghouls that haunted the Presidio Library this Halloween! Prizes were awarded for the Scariest, Funniest, and Most Original costumes at the City of Presidio Library on October 30th. Forty-five children participated in the contest. Local stores and volunteers sponsored the prizes for the children. They would like to say a special thank you to Dollar General, Alco Deptartment Store, Farmers Insurance, Bealls, Porter’s Thriftway, Ponchos Pizza and Big Bend Banks of Presidio for their support of the event.


Texas Library Snapshot Day!

The Texas Library Association’s annual Library Snapshot Day celebration is officially scheduled for October 31, but libraries can select any day in October as their Snapshot Day. This event offers libraries a framework for promoting services, inviting the public and media to the library, and capturing important information that can be used in advocacy and promotional materials.

TLA’s official Snapshot Day website – – has resources (e.g., a sample press release, customer/student input forms, instructions for submitting final data and uploading photographs, video/photo permissions form, tips for using the information, and much more!).

Thanks to Gloria Meraz at TLA for this information.

Jeanette Larson at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library

Jeanette Larson author of the book Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas, will be at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library (formerly known as the Bryan Public Library),  on Saturday, April 28th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The  address is 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803. For more information call (979) 209-5600  All ages are welcome. Thanks to Kendra Perkins for this information.

Jeanette Larson